Who and how many people you travel with can make or break a vacation. And after organizing exotic group tours for 30 years, I know exactly the mix of people you want to have on a trip to make your vacation an extraordinary one.
Find out what that mix is made of in the Frommer’s article, “How to Plan a Girlfriend Getaway.” The five things writer Lisa Cheng tells you to consider when picking the right mix of travel companions doesn’t just apply to girlfriends either. If you’re traveling with family or male companions, her advice still rings true.
Hop over to give it a read. Thanks again Lisa for including me in your piece!
You’ll also find out why Friendly Planet travelers aren’t losing any money when we suspend tours, why other travelers should hold off on traveling to Japan until the nuclear crisis is resolved, and why the Japanese need time to recover before welcoming travelers back. Thanks again Arthur for having me as a guest!
When you think of Vietnam, you probably remember the war overseas and civil unrest in the United States. But the truth is, the war ended in 1975 and the relationship between the U.S. and Vietnam has been mended. More recently, Vietnam has become one of the most exotic destinations on Earth to experience.
That’s why JustLuxe asked me to cover it. JustLuxe is an online magazine that focuses only on the most luxurious things in life, especially those unexpected luxuries that they can reveal to their readers. And Vietnam is, for obvious reasons, the perfect fit. Its beauty and simplicity of life, juxtaposed against its emerging economy, makes it one of my favorite countries to visit.
A few Friendly Planet Travel tours have been mentioned in a handful publications recently for their deep savings. In case you missed any of the coverage, I rounded them up for you. Keep reading to find out what tours landed where.
She uses it as one of the ways to save when booking a trip to Asia because it combines air and hotel. I was even able to tell Michelle how travelers can experience all the wonders of Asia for hundreds of dollar less simply by going in the off season.
There’s one thing about Friendly Planet Travel that differs us from other money-saving tours. We don’t just save you money, we give you the extraordinary for the price of ordinary.
Thanks Michelle for featuring Friendly Planet Travel in your column! Head over to the article to get all of Michelle’s money-saving tips. And if you’re interested in traveling to Asia, look at the 13 tours Friendly Planet Travel offers.
In fact, since the interviewed aired, the EgyptAir flight carrying our 26 travelers touched down at JFK International Airport late this afternoon. I’m letting out a big exhale right now. Welcome home travelers!
I shared my thoughts with Kayleigh on how to turn an ordinary trip into an extraordinary one with activities that won’t make you dig deep into your pocket. Any traveler considering transforming their dull trip to dare-devilish adventure should read through her article.
Before I put 2010 behind me, I have a few more things to take care of. One those is extending thank yous to the editors who covered Friendly Planet Travel’s Captivating Costa Rica, Best of Turkey, and Pyramids and Nile Cruise tours in December. Read on to see what pubs these Friendly Planet Travel tours landed in.
Peggy Goldman is a specialty tour operator and travel expert, who owns and operates Friendly Planet Travel, a full-service company that specializes in tour packages to exotic worldwide destinations at affordable prices. More about Peggy